Area News

Robert Marshall Fields, Jr.
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

Robert Marshall Fields, Jr. of Sullivan, MO, formerly of Eugene, OR, passed away Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at the age of 67 years. Robert was born on February 25, 1949 to the late Robert M. Fields, Sr. and Bertha Mae Nissen Fields in Eugene, Oregon. For many years, Robert was employed as a supervisor at […]

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Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

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Robert Dean Vossbrink
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

Robert Dean Vossbrink, of Sullivan, MO, passed away Monday, April 25, 2016 at the age of 77 years. Robert was born on February 6, 1939 at University City, MO to the late Russell and Dena (Caldwell) Vossbrink. In his youth, he was raised in the Strain-Japan area until the family purchased a farm in the […]

Walter Edwin Adams
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

Walter E. Adams, of Bourbon, MO, passed away Friday, April 22, 2016 at the age of 94 years. Walter was born on August 24, 1921 to the late Alexander and Bertha Summers Adams in Hinch, MO. At the age of 21, Walter enlisted in the United States Army and honorably served his country from October […]

Donald Edward Allen
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

Donald Edward Allen, of St. Clair, MO, departed this life at his home, surrounded by the love of his family, on April 27, 2016, having reached the age of eighty-four years, two months and twenty-four days. Don was born in Sullivan, MO, on February 3, 1932, son of Albert Bryant Allen and Hazel Audrey Allen […]

Richard ‘Dick’ Earl Pennock, Sr.
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

Richard “Dick” Earl Pennock, Senior of Bourbon, MO, passed away Saturday April 23, 2016 at Meramec Nursing Center in Sullivan. Richard was born January 17, 1939 in National City, CA. He graduated from Bourbon High School in 1958 and from O’Fallon Tech and Rankin Technical College in 1969. On January 28, 1960, he married Sara “Margie” Margurite […]

Jennifer Lee Pritchett
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

Jennifer Lee Pritchett, of Sullivan, MO, passed away Friday, April 22, 2016 at the age of 60 years. Jennifer was born on April 19, 1956 to the late Harold Lee Counsell and Florence Marie Strecker Counsell in St. Louis, MO. On December 29, 1991, Jennifer was united in marriage to Carl Pritchett in Cedar Hill, […]

Gary Dale Goddard
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

Gary Dale Goddard of Sullivan, MO, passed away Friday, April 22, 2016 at the age of 65 years. Gary was born in St. Louis, MO, on August 24, 1950 to the late Everett and Virginia (Kearney) Goddard. He was a life-long resident of Sullivan and was a 1968 graduate of Sullivan High School. After graduation, Gary attended […]

William L. Seal
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

William L. Seal of Indian Hills Lake, Cuba, passed away on Monday, April 25, 2016 at the age of 87 years. Mr. Seal was born on December 20, 1928 at St. Louis, MO to the late Vernon and Margaret (Tozer) Seal. He was raised in the St. Louis area as a child and later graduated high […]

Yards to mow
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

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City to Host First Pet Vaccination Clinic Thursday
Missourian — Posted on Monday May 02, 2016

The city of Washington will host vaccination clinics for pets two times in May.

City Council Meets Monday
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

The city of Washington is set to enter into a mutual aid agreement with the new Washington Community Fire District.

City Staff, Developers Debate Streets
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

The conversation regarding the city’s plans to adopt a comprehensive revision of zoning, subdivision and development codes continued Tuesday night at city hall.

Mike Pigg Elected Mayor Pro Tem
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

Mike Pigg, Ward 3 alderman, was re-elected mayor pro tem.

Eckelkamps to Be Honored During Eagle Scout Night
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

The Greater St. Louis Area Council, Boy Scouts of America will honor L. B. and Bonnie Eckelkamp of Washington Wednesday with the 2016 Soaring Eagle Award at the fifth annual Eagle Scout Recognition Di

Nixon Gives No Hints to Life After Governor
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

Gov. Jay Nixon said he won’t distance himself from the state once his second term ends in January.

Religious Freedom Bill Dies in Committee 6-6
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

After weeks of media attention and emotional debate, SJR 39, otherwise known as the Missouri religious freedom bill, is dead after the House Emerging Issues Committee vote ended in a tie, preventing t

Augusta Wine Company Brings Home Gold Medalsn From California Competition
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

Augusta Wine Company, which consists of Augusta and Montelle wineries, brought home multiple gold medals from California’s Pacific Rim Wine Competition.

Sheriff Toelke Named Parade Grand Marshal
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

The top law enforcement official in the county will serve as grand marshal of the Washington Town and Country Fair parade.

Rain Washes Out Road at Bridge Construction Site
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

Heavy rain this week halted construction at the Jefferson Street bridge.

County SWAT Team Completes Training
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team recently completed 40 hours of training at the Southeast Missouri SWAT training center in Fredericktown.

Bigfoot Event Draws Large Crowds to City
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

Pacific got its first taste of the popularity of the Bigfoot Monster Trucks last Saturday when the firm celebrated its annual open house at its new world headquarters at 2286 Rose Lane.

School Board Favors Bond Issue Proposal
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

The Washington School Board will hold a special meeting in May to make a final decision on placing a no-tax rate increase bond issue on the August ballot.

Dave Sinclair Hosts Car Crushing Demo
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

Monster truck Rammunition roared into Pacific April 23 for a car crushing demonstration at Dave Sinclair Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.

Flat Creek Bridge Work Will Resume Monday
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

Motorists should expect nighttime lane closures on Highway 47 in Union as work on the Flat Creek bridge resumes next week.

Traffic Impact Study Needed
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

A traffic study will be the next step in alleviating multiple traffic issues on Highway 47 between Union and St. Clair, but it will come with a hefty price tag.

Mail Delivery To Subdivision Will Be Halted Until Roads Fixed
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

The U.S. Postal Service is scheduled to stop mail delivery to the Westwoods subdivision in Lonedell beginning on Monday.

St. Clair Farmers Market Making Plans for a Strong 2016
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

The St. Clair Farmers Market will attempt to attract younger visitors this year as it introduces a new program aimed at children.

Nixon Signs Higher Education Bill at ECC
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon visited East Central College Thursday for a ceremonial signing of House Bill 2003 — the higher education budget for fiscal year 2017.

Cultural Night Held for ELL Students in District
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

English Language Learners (ELL) students in the Washington School District and their families were invited to a special Cultural Night, held April 14 at the high school.